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Articles | Impact Measurement | International | Purpose-Driven Business | Startup | Sustainability
How a Kenyan coffee roaster is scaling with local impact in mind
July 9, 2020
In 2016, entrepreneur Ritesh Doshi was burnt out and uncertain of what he wanted to do next. For the previous five years, he had devoted himself to running the Naked Pizza franchise in Kenya before it got acquired by Pizza Hut. When he began his reflection period, the last thing on Ritesh’s mind was to launch into another food and retail operation. But after a friend sent him a report on how Kenyan coffee farmers receive only a tiny share
Articles | Future of Work | Leadership | People & Culture
How an architecture firm instills values in future leaders
July 8, 2020
Lake|Flato has distinguished itself as an architecture firm by building natural, human-centered designs in accordance with founders David Lake and Ted Flato’s deeply held beliefs: that projects should be grounded in their local context and use as many regional materials as possible. As the firm continues to expand, second-generation leaders like Rickels and Papay have had to contend with questions of sustainability and change as they step into leadership roles and the founders become less hands-on.
Business Development | Data | How To | Marketing | Scaleup | Startup
Analytics for startups: the soaked started kit
July 6, 2020
Entrepreneurs have a lot of urgent things to worry about — and if we’re being honest, analytics is rarely high on the to-do list. But without analytics, it’s difficult to get a clear understanding of when and how customers are engaging with your product, and as an early-stage startup, it can take far longer to see whether you’ve discovered product-market fit. These blind spots matter, and can make the difference between a startup’s success and failure. Though analytics can be a pretty
Entrepreneurship | Startup | Videos
Finding the problem is the hard part
July 3, 2020
Where did Instagram get its start? Co-founders Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom wrote down the top five problems that people had with mobile photos.
Diversity | How To | Inclusivity | Leadership | People & Culture
What is unconscious bias in recruitment?
July 2, 2020
Every time you make a decision, your social background, personal and cultural values, and life experiences influence your reasoning. This is beneficial for helping you make day-to-day choices that align with your goals, but in recruitment it can lead to unconscious bias, also known as implicit bias, which unfairly influences who you hire.
Diversity | How To | Inclusivity | Leadership | People & Culture | Scaleup | Startup
Why inclusive leaders are good for organizations, and how to become one
July 1, 2020
Companies increasingly rely on diverse, multidisciplinary teams that combine the collective capabilities of women and men, people of different cultural heritage, and younger and older workers. But simply throwing a mix of people together doesn’t guarantee high performance; it requires inclusive leadership — leadership that assures that all team members feel they are treated respectfully and fairly, are valued and sense that they belong, and are confident and inspired.
Diversity | Future of Work | Inclusivity | International | Reports | Startup
Diverse & inclusive future
June 30, 2020
While most of us are on the same page about the need for increased diversity, European founders still represent a very specific subset of the continent’s population, and opportunities are unequal within that subset.
Books | People & Culture | Scaleup | Startup | Wellbeing
June 29, 2020
A growing number of businesses are shortening their working week to address problems with low productivity, poor mental health and unequal working opportunities. Workers are still paid the same salary for a four-day week and the results are revolutionary. In Shorter, bestselling author Alex Pang studies these trailblazing businesses where managers are reporting their teams to be more creative, more productive, and happier. Pang will reveal step by step, how they have gone about making these changes, the challenges and solutions
Articles | How To | Inclusivity | People & Culture | Scaleup | Startup
Let’s talk about gender-inclusive language in the workplace
June 27, 2020
Remote work isn’t always easy; for example, building a shared and inclusive culture with a distributed team takes a conscious effort. Language plays a big part of that. A few months back, the team at Hotjar realized that a four-letter word they used a lot had the potential for making some team members feel excluded from the conversation: this is the story of how they worked on gender-inclusive language at Hotjar and learned to say ‘guys’ less.
Business Development | Entrepreneurship | How To | Marketing | Startup | Videos
Startup School Curriculum
June 26, 2020
Startup School is a free online program from Y Combinator for founders actively pursuing their own startup. Topics covered include: how to evaluate startup ideas, how to plan an MVP, pricing 101 and more.
Business Development | Data | How To | Marketing | Startup
How early stage startups can use data efficiently
June 25, 2020
It is a commonly held belief that startups can measure their way to success. And while there are always exceptions, early-stage companies often can’t leverage data easily, at least not in the way that later stage companies can. It’s imperative that startups recognize this early on — it makes all the difference.
Articles | Future of Work
A is for Automation: A book to prepare your children for the future of work
June 24, 2020
Let’s review the future of work, From letters A to Z, It won’t be so frightening, Just you see.
Covid-19 | Data | Reports | Startup
Analysing the impact of COVID-19 on UK AI startups
June 23, 2020
As it currently stands Beauhurst track 1,104 AI startup and scaleup companies within the UK. From the impact on everyday operations to jobs at risk and fluctuating investment figures, we examine how UK startup and scaleup companies in this sector are truly faring in the face of the pandemic.
Entrepreneurship | Funding | Scaleup | Startup
What You Should Know About Early-Stage Venture Capital
June 22, 2020
Jyri Engeström, early stage investor at Yes VC, shares his insights on early stage venture capital and how VCs build their portfolio.